Aimers International Radish Watermelon Seed Packet
Watermelon Radish. Heirloom vegetable. Variety originated in China. Round winter radish to 7.5cm (3in) in diameter with a pale white cover. Inside flesh is a surprising bright watermelon pink colour. Crisp with a mild flavour that has a hint of sweetness. Perfect for salads, garnishes and pickling too!
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Planting Method: Direct Seed
Growth Habit: Root Crop
Days to Emergence: 4 - 6
Days to Harvest 60
Height: 7.5 - 15cm (3 - 6in)
Sow early varieties in a sunny site as soon as the ground is workable in the spring. Winter radishes are generally sown in mid-summer. Sow seed every two weeks 12mm (1/2in) deep and about 2.5incm (1in) apart in rows about 30cm (12in) apart. Keep soil evenly moist during germination and growth. Harvest in 3-4 weeks when the roots have reached the size of a large marble. One packet sows approximately 6m (20ft) of row.